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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Kerry Bentivolio (R-MI) has introduced the Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act, to protect the privacy and security of Americans who access federal websites.
The bill is an urgent response to the launch of healthcare.gov, which has been proven to have no effective security features to protect the sensitive personal information of its users.
Congressman Kerry Bentivolio will soon introduce the Safe and Secure Federal Website Act. The bill requires that the Government Accountability Office certifies the security of every new website launched after July 2013 by the federal government. This ensures that federal agencies implement minimal security standards to protect individual’s personal information and privacy.
Under this legislation, federal websites that collect personal information, such as social security numbers, will not be able to launch until they meet a minimal security standard.
The partial shut-down is now entering its third week.
Even while the chambers disagree on the continuing spending resolution, the House did pass bills to fund:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio voted for the Honoring the Families of a Fallen Soldier Act, H.J.Res 91. This legislation makes continuing appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits of deceased military service members of the Department of Defense. It passed the House of Representatives in a bipartisan fashion with a vote of 425-0.
Republican congressmen who have witnessed the horrors of war for themselves as combat veterans are among those leading the way in opposition to American involvement in Syria.
Reps. Kerry Bentivolio of Michigan, Chris Gibson and Michael Grimm of New York, Doug Collins of Georgia, Ron DeSantis of Florida and Steve Stivers of Ohio have all come out saying they oppose air strikes.
Rather than President Barack Obama working to jumpstart the economy by meeting with his jobs council or laying out a plan for tax reform that will lower unemployment, the White House is busy dealing with a wide array of scandals. The Benghazi cover-up, the government secretly obtaining phone records belonging to the Associated Press and the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS (including the leaking of private information to supporters of the president), are all of the same variety.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio introduced the Support Democracy in Egypt Act. The bill temporarily suspends any further delivery of F-16 planes and Abrams tanks to Egypt until further review to ensure that they are promoting democracy and stability in their region.